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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Farmers and farmworkers

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

White House Rural Innovators Initiative
Honorary awards designed to highlight stories of rural leaders who are making a positive impact in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2024
Sponsors: The White House, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Off-Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans and Grants
Low interest loans and need-based grants to develop affordable housing for year-round, migrant, seasonal, retired, and/or disabled domestic farm laborers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Housing Service
National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Grants for Housing Services
Funding to facilitate the delivery of housing solutions that are responsive to the needs of eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their dependents. Projects should work to meet immediate and near-term needs to address homelessness, prevent homelessness, and improve safety and sanitary standards of existing housing.
Geographic coverage: California, Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Texas, and Washington
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsors: Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Minnesota Grain Storage Facility Safety Cost-Share Program
A program that helps farmers in Minnesota buy, ship, and install safety equipment for farm grain bins and silos.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Pilot/Feasibility Projects Academic Track
Grants for academic/scientific investigators and those newly interested in agricultural safety and health research. Funding will support new agricultural safety and health knowledge and assess and promote best safety and health practices, with a focus on projects addressing work-related stress and mental health; the prevention of slips, trips and falls; machine safety; and chemical safety.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2024
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Health Center Program New Access Point Grants
Grants to support the establishment of new health service delivery sites under the Health Center Program for underserved populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Wyoming Agricultural Community Mental Health Vouchers
Vouchers for up to 6 counseling sessions for individuals working in agriculture, rodeo, and/or farming communities in Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2024
Sponsor: Wyoming Department of Agriculture
Iowa Farm Bureau Sponsorship Program
Sponsorship support for events and fundraisers in Iowa. Giving priorities include health and wellness, agriculture, farm families and their communities, and youth education/leadership.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Sep 12, 2024
Sponsor: Iowa Farm Bureau
Centers for Agricultural Safety and Health (U54)
Funding for Centers for Agricultural Safety and Health (Ag Centers) to conduct high quality research and subsequently disseminate their findings and recommendations. Projects should result in audience appropriate products that contribute to improving the safety and health of agriculture, forestry, and fishing workers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 22, 2023
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2024
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AgriSafe FarmResponse On-Demand Course
Online, on-demand course that provides training on competencies that are necessary to provide appropriate mental healthcare for agricultural producers and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: AgriSafe Network